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Red Barn Ale - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
89
very good

782 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 782
Reviews: 369
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 63
Gots: 69 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 08-23-2006)
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sulldaddy

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4.7/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pouring a cellar temp botle into a snifter and splitting thebottle with Stopper.
The beer is a clear copper hue with bleached white creamy head of 4 cm foaming up with a gentle pour. The head fades to a sturdy surface layer with tight lattice remaining on the sides of the glass as it fades.

Aroma is some malty caramel and a dose of cloves. Maybe a little doughy yeast mixed in but not overly funky or musty. First sip reveals an average body but full tingly carbonation that causes burps throughout the sampling.
Flavor is sweet malt and some fruity notes, primarily red grape and cloves. No real booze shows through, but there is a little grassy hop note towards the finish. The finish also dries out my palate on the end of each sip, making me thirst for more beer.
This is a nice complex beer that wasnt what I anticipated, but certainly was an enjoyable experience.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2011 03:10:25 | More by sulldaddy
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Red Barn Ale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 782 ratings.